North & Central America

Climbing Yosemite

Outside Magazine offers free photo galleries. See the best in outdoor photography, featuring top pictures of climbing in Yosemite.

The Greatest Show on Surf

What's more entertaining than a big-wave contest at Maverick's? The two men fighting over it.

The New Rules of Survival

The planet is smaller than ever, but that just means there's a host of new dangers out there—and a new set of solutions. These days, a text message or the right travel-insurance policy might...

Skiing on a Budget

My dad always said the family that skis together...spends a helluva lot of dough. Here are some ways to trim the fat.

Jacks of All Trades

Yes, there's a world-class ski resort in Steamboat Springs. But as the careers (and hobbies) of these five guys demonstrate, that's just one part of this relaxed Colorado town's allure.

Revolutionary New Gear

Outside's guide to the best new concepts in gear, garb, human performance, and green.